CALL NUMBER: PC 3 - 1788 - Return of poor Sam Stern ... (A size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-134182 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print shows a man sitting upon and facing the rear of a donkey on which is a blanket with crest and the motto "honi soit que mal y pense" and a key hanging from its neck. The man says, "In April 82 I was all astern, but saved my Credit by laying in the way and picking up the crippled Ships - in the Chesepeak all astern - at St. Kitts the Anchor left astern - in the House left my old Friends and Brother Officers all astern and now, alas, I am all astern myself."
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: London : Pub'd by J. Brown, Oxford Street, 1788 July 30.
Title from item.
Attributed to William Dent.
Paper watermarked at top center. DLC
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Donkeys--England--1780-1790. Politics & government--England--1780-1790. Government officials--England--1780-1790.
Satires (Visual works) British 1780-1790.Etchings 1780-1790.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c34182 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c34182
CONTROL #: 2004670120
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